HP and Microsoft on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement to invest
$250 million to significantly simplify technology environments for businesses
of all sizes.
The companies plan to deliver new solutions that will:
be built on a next-generation infrastructure-to-application model; advance
cloud computing by speeding application implementation; and eliminate
complexities of IT management and automate existing manual processes to lower
the overall costs.
This agreement represents the industry’s most comprehensive technology
stack integration to date – from infrastructure to application – and is
intended to substantially improve the customer experience for developing,
deploying and managing IT environments.
With this strategic partnership, HP and Microsoft will collaborate on an
engineering roadmap for data management machines; converged, prepackaged
Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people...
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing.
But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and
external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the
leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing
professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud?
This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when
13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Sant... (more)
Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo
Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional
software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets
delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive
technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's
industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength.
The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob
Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers
is fast approaching.
Topics on which... (more)
The round of applause that greeted the suggestion that Ken Cron be promoted
from Interim CEO to full CEO of Computer Associates International (renamed as
CA as one of the first action items by John Swainson) left a smile on the
face of Chairman Lewis Ranieri at the company's annual shareholder meeting in
Ken had one of the toughest jobs any CEO can imagine: that of following
Sanjay Kumar and Charles Wang.
Yet under Cron's leadership CA's net income returned to the black after three
consecutive years of losses and under very difficult circums... (more)
PowerBuilder Session at Cloud Expo
Doing more with less is a familiar refrain for IT professionals, and today's
challenging business environment has only increased the pressure on managers
to achieve efficiencies, maximize performance and improve responsiveness of
the data center. More and more frequently, IT is turning to virtualization to
accomplish its mission-critical goals.
The hot new trend in cloud computing is a natural extension of this drive
toward virtualization. In the case of the public cloud, IT can add processing
power and infrastructure as needed, and in the case... (more)
Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on
Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too
long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account
(http://twitter.com/jg21) here goes - just three months before Cloud
Expo Silicon Valley (November 7-10) - with an expanded roster, listed as
before in alphabetical order since I am making no attempt at this stage to
rank the various blogs, merely to map - and celebrate - their existence.
Dustin Amrhein | "A View from the Clouds"
Dave Asprey | "Cloudy Words"
Ian Bergin | "Clou... (more)